Bendicht Schmutz

26 December 1717–before 1723 (Age 5)
Vechigen, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Bendicht

When Bendicht Schmutz was born on 26 December 1717, in Vechigen, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Hans Schmutz, was 28 and his mother, Magdalena Gäumann, was 27. He died before 1723, in his hometown, at the age of 4, and was buried in Bern, Switzerland.

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Family Time Line

Hans Schmutz
1689–1761
Magdalena Gäumann
1690–
Elizabeth Schmutz
1713–
Hans Schmutz
1715–1778
Peter Schmutz
1716–1791
Bendicht Schmutz
1717–1723
Nichlaus Schmutz
1719–
Christen Schmutz
1721–1779
Bendicht Schmutz
1723–
Anthoni Schmutz
1725–1767
Daniel Schmutz
1727–1806
Jacob Schmutz
1730–1747
David Schmutz
1735–1804

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Name Meaning

1 South German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a dirty or slovenly person, from German Schmutz ‘dirt’, Middle High German smuz.2 South German: nickname for a cheerful person, from a noun derivative of Middle High German smutzen ‘to smile’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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